2017 Tournament Participant Profile

Fredrik Nilehan Goteborg, Sweden

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HOMETOWN: GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN

2014-15
Two-Time ASUN Conference Player of the Week (10/11, 4/15)
2015 ASUN Conference Second Team All-Conference
2015 ASUN Conference All-Freshman Team

2015-16
2016 ASUN Conference Second Team All-Conference
2016 ASUN Conference Championships All-Tournament Team
2016 ASUN Conference All-Academic Team

Fredrik Nilehn has put together two impressive seasons at Kennesaw State . . . 72.46 scoring average ranks No. 1 on KSU’s career scoring list . . . Tied for seventh all-time with eight top 10 finishes and eight finishes as the Owls’ top finisher rank seventh on KSU’s career list . . . Had a distinguished junior career playing in top tournaments throughout Europe.

2015-16: ASUN Conference Second Team All-Conference . . . ASUN Conference Championships All-Tournament Team . . . ASUN Conference All-Academic Team . . . Competed in all 12 events and recorded a 72.80 scoring average . . . Had six top 20 finishes, including a team-high tying three top 10s . . . Totaled 17 rounds of par or better . . . Tied for the team-lead with 11 under-par rounds, including four in the 60s . . . Best finish of the season was a second-place showing at the Pinetree Intercollegiate following rounds of 72-69-71 for 4-under par 212 total . . . Placed third at the ASUN Conference Champions after posting scores of 70-74-72 for an even-par total of 216 . . . Recorded season-low 54-hole score of 210 at the Linger Longer Invitational after shooting rounds of 66-73-71 . . . Led KSU at the NCAA Franklin Regional, tying for 18th with a 5-under par 211 total . . . Carded rounds of 72-69-70.

2014-15: ASUN Conference Second Team All-Conference . . . Named to ASUN Conference All-Freshman Team . . . Finished third on team with 72.11 scoring average while playing 35 rounds . . . Had 6 Top 20, 5 Top 10 finishes and 2 wins . . . Totaled 17 rounds at par or better and 10 rounds and 17 rounds under par . . . T60 in collegiate debut at Carpet Capital Collegiate . . . Placed 8th at Rees Jones Invitational with 5-over par 221 total . . . Tied for 10th at MacDonald Cup following rounds of 73-69 for 2-over par 142 total . . . Established career and program records with a 14-under 202 total at the Pinetree Intercollegiate en route to claiming individual medalist honors . . . First-round 8-under 64 set school record and 10-under 134 established KSU 36-hole mark . . . Performance earned his ASUN Conference Golfer of the Week . . . Tied for 1st and went on to win a three-person, three-hole playoff at the Irish Creek Collegiate . . . Shot rounds of 66-68-74 for a 5-under par 208 total . . . Named ASUN Conference Golfer of the Week . . . Tied for 23rd at NCAA Chapel Hill Regional following rounds of 68-77-72 for 1-over par 217.

2014-15: Finished fall campaign with 71.86 stroke average while playing 14 rounds . . . Had 4 Top 20 and 3 Top 10 showings . . . T60 at Carpet Capital Collegiate college debut . . . Placed 8th at Rees Jones Invitational with 5-over par 221 total . . . Tied for 10th at MacDonald Cup following rounds of 73-69 for 2-over par 142 total . . . Established career and program records with a 14-under 202 total at the Pinetree Intercollegiate en route to claiming individual medalist honors . . . First-round 8-under 64 set school record and 10-under 134 established KSU 36-hole mark.

SUMMER 2014: Qualified for the European Tour’s Nordea Masters, the largest professional event in his native Sweden . . . Shot rounds of 78-69 for a 3-over par 147 to tie for 85th at PGA Sweden National in Malmö, Sweden.

JUNIOR CAREER: Fourth-ranked junior player in Sweden . . . Represented his country at the 2013 European Junior Team Championship while a member of the Swedish National Team . . . Competed in the 2013 French International Junior Championship and helped lead Delsjo Golf Club to the Swedish Junior Club Championship while winning all three of his matches . . . Shot rounds of 78-69 for a 3-over par 147 to tie for 85th at the 2014 Nordea Masters that was held May 20 – June 1 in Malmo, Sweden.

PERSONAL: Born June 6, 1995 in Gothenburg, Sweden . . . A resident of Gothenburg . . . Attended Katrinelundymnasiat in Göteborg, Sweden . . . Plans to major in either business or science.

Nilehn’s Collegiate Personal Bests
Low 18: 64**; 2014 Pinetree Intercollegiate (1st Rnd.)
69*; 2014 MacDonald Cup (2nd Rnd.)
Low 18/Relation to Par: 64 (-8); 2014 Pinetree Intercollegiate
Low 54: 202; 2014 Pinetree Intercollegiate
Highest Tournament Finish: 1st; 2014 Pinetree Intercollegiate, 2015 Irish Creek Collegiate

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